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Default Air Force Logo DOD blocks 12 popular Internet sites to protect grid
Defense Department officials are blocking access to many popular Internet sites from department-owned computers due to bandwidth issues, U.S. Strategic Command officials said May 14. Joint Task Force Global Network Operations members, who direct the operation and defense of DOD's global information grid to assure timely and secure capabilities in
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2007
Tech Sgt. Shane Lagrone EOD technicians garner medals
The Air Force recognized the 96th Civil Engineer Squadron's explosive ordnance technicians for their heroics by presenting them 12 medals May 14. Working in Iraq and Afghanistan, two of the most heavily mined nations in the world, is a daily threat for explosive disposal technicians. The work is extremely dangerous as IEDs usually combined the
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2007
EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. -- Two Airmen from the 33rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron refuel an F-15C during surge operations May 8-10 here. Surge operations test maintainers' abilities to generate more sorties than normal and give pilots an increased number of flying hours in a condensed time period. The 33rd Fighter Wing averages more than 80 sorties a day during surge operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Mike Meares) Eagles conduct surge operations

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FRANCE 1944 -- Japanese-American infantrymen of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team hike up a muddy French road in the Chambois Sector, France, in late 1944. (Army Center for Military History file photo) Asian-Pacific Americans fought prejudice at home, tyranny in Europe during WWII
In the anger, fear and uncertainty following the Japanese "surprise" attack on Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941, and amidst longstanding prejudice, dating back to the late 1800s, toward Orientals on the Pacific West Coast, President Franklin Roosevelt, in February 1942, signed the infamous Executive Order 9066. "The order authorized the War
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EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. -- EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. -- Army Command Sgt. Maj. Michael Hibbs, 6th Ranger Training Battalion, and Bill Tate, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service aquatic biologist, release a large channel catfish into Prisoner pond in preparation for the May 26-27 Youth Fishing Rodeo. More than 3,000 catfish, even a few up to 20 pounds in weight, have been stocked in the pond to ensure all participants enjoy a high quality fishing experience.
Eglin plans Youth Fishing Rodeo event
Children 13 years and younger should have their bait and fishing poles ready for Eglin's Youth Fishing Rodeo event at Prisoner Pond on Memorial Day weekend, May 26-27. According to the event's concept plan, a quota of 75 participants will be implemented for each three-hour fishing period on May 26 to promote quality and ensure safety for all
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Eglin senior airmen graduate ALS
The Airman Leadership School here graduated 47 senior airmen in a ceremony at the Eglin Officers' Club May 9. The class theme was "Step it up." Airman Leadership School is an approximately six week-long Air Force program designed to develop airmen into effective front-line supervisors. It is the first professional military education that enlisted
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2007
HONOLULU, Hawaii -- Dr. Bob Sierakowski, Air Force Research Laboratory Munitions Directorate chief scientist, and co-author Olesya I. Zhupanska, University of Florida, recently received an award for co-authoring a paper selected as the best of more than 1,900 entries. The technical paper entitled, "A Study of Impacted Electromechanically Loaded Composite Plates," was named the 2007 American Society of Mechanical Engineers Boeing Best Paper by the ASME Aerospace Division's Structure and Materials Committee. (Photo courtesy by Paramount Photography, Honolulu, Hawaii) AFRL chief scientist co-authors paper, receives award
Dr. Bob Sierakowski, Air Force Research Laboratory Munitions Directorate chief scientist, recently received an award for co-authoring a paper selected as the best of more than 1,900 entries. The technical paper entitled, "A Study of Impacted Electromechanically Loaded Composite Plates," was named the 2007 American Society of Mechanical Engineers
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2007
KUNSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea  May 7, 2007 -- Staff Sgt. Daniel Romero, 16th Electronic Warfare Squadron electronic warfare journeyman, tightens down an evaluation test box May 7 during Combat Shield testing here. Sergeant Romero, together with the Combat Shield team, is reviewing the Wolf Pack's electronic warfare capabilities until May 11. The team is based at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Stephen Collier)                           Eglin electronic warfare Airmen participate in Combat Shield
The 8th Fighter Wing "Wolf Pack" initiated Combat Shield May 7 as part of the wing's ability to maintain a constant deterrent against North Korean aggression. Combat Shield, an electronic warfare assessment program hosted by the 53rd Electronic Warfare Group, based at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., primarily assists wing commanders in determining a
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Eglin welcomes new arrivals
Congratulations to the following parents, who welcomed their new arrivals while stationed here.It's a boy! Damien Cole, born Feb. 9 to Michael and Alicia Neau. Connor Andrew, born Feb. 10 to Staff Sgt. Tony and Joline Elliott. Christopher Neil, born Feb. 10 to Roger and Breand Rounsaville. Kendrick James, born Feb. 13 to Senior Airman Tony and
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2007
The warrior ethos is the foundation of what it means to be an Airman.  It is a hardiness of spirit, and moral and physical courage.  (U.S. Air Force illustration/Mike Carabajal) Air Force fosters "warrior ethos" in all Airmen
Whether it's the recent changes to basic military training, continual preparation for deployments, engaging in combat or new and better uniforms, Air Force leaders are instilling a warrior mindset in Airmen. That warrior ethos -- the foundation of what it means to be an Airman -- traces its roots to the era when the Air Force first became an
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